To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
Quote by Voltaire
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This poem will never reach its destination.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
If God created us in his own image, we have more than reciprocated.
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
You despise books you whose lives are absorbed in the vanities of ambition, the pursuit of pleasure or indolence but remember that all the known world, excepting only savage nations, is governed by books.
It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge
The man who leaves money to charity in his will is only giving away what no longer belongs to him.
Verses which do not teach men new and moving truths do not deserve to be read.
Doctors are men who prescribe medicines of which they know little, to cure diseases of which they know less in human beings of whom they know nothing.
It's amazing how people will give when you don't ask. Many of them send money because they believe in the message.
I think Gingrich has embarrassed the party over time. Whether he'll do it again in the future, I don't know. But Gov. Romney never has.
My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it.
When women earn the money for the family, everyone in the family benefits. We also know that when women have an income, everyone wins because women dedicate 90% of the income to health, education, to food security, to the children, to the family, or to the community, so when women have an income, everybody wins.
War is like love it always finds a way.
As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it into their heads, in order to be happy, not to think of them at all.
The '80s made up for all the abuse I took during the '70s. I outlived all my critics. By the time I retired, everybody saw me as a venerable institution. Things do change.
Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery He has not been broken in two by time he is not two men, but one, and he has saved not only his soul, but his life.
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
Death and love are the two wings that bear the good man to heaven.